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Adult Supportive Housing Worker

Adult Supportive Housing Worker

ID: 
70812
Expiry Date: 
Monday, March 8, 2021 - 8am
Job Type: 
Casual
Region: 
Comox Valley
City: 
Courtenay
Company: 
The John Howard Society of NI
Industry: 
Other
Wage: 
$21.92 - $25.53/hr
Details: 
Schedule: Five different shifts will be available for on-call work:
Shift A: 11:00 pm – 9:00 am
Shift B: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Shift C: 7:00 pm – 5:00 am
Shift D: 5:00 am – 3:00 pm
Shift E: 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Hours per week: Casual, on-call
Qualifications & Experience: 
Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability
required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Education and Experience
- Diploma in a related human/social service field
- A minimum of one (1) year recent related experience which should include experience
working with high risk adults in helping capacities
Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
Other Skills and Abilities
Worker must:
- Demonstrate a level of cultural sensitivity and understanding of the client population’s
cultural and socio-economic characteristics.
- Have the ability to form a mutually respectful partnership with persons served in which they
are helped to gain skills and confidence to address any issues and problems they face.
- Have the ability to accept the differences he or she will find among his or her clients.
- Accept clients’ rights to self-determination and individuality, and must not discriminate on
the basis of race, ethnicity, language, religion, marital status, gender, sexual orientation,
age, abilities, socio-economic status, political affiliations, or national ancestry.
- Have a positive conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change.
- Have the ability to work respectfully in partnership with other team members, including
referring authorities.
- Have the ability to set limits and maintain the helping role for the practitioner and to
intervene appropriately to meet the needs of the persons served or other family members.
- Have the ability to recognize persons with special needs and make appropriate referrals.
- Have basic computer and Internet skills.
Other Job Requirements
- The Supportive Housing Worker must be able to work shift work, including overnights.
- Driving clients may be required to fulfil the job duties. The Supportive Housing Worker must
have a valid driver's license and safe, reliable transportation, and must obtain appropriate
insurance as per Society policy.
- Two completed, acceptable criminal record checks, one from the Criminal Records Review
and one from the RCMP.
- The Supportive Housing Worker will follow the Code of Ethics and the Mission Statement of
The John Howard Society of North Island. The Worker will also abide by the relevant rules
and regulations set out by BC Housing
How to apply: 
Apply to (cover letter, resume, and 3 references):
Alisha McLain
Email: alisha.mclain@jhsni.bc.ca
Fax: 250-286-3650
Mail: 140 10th Avenue, Campbell River BC V9W 4E3